Dennis Thompson

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Birthday
7, 1948
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Drummer with the Detroit-based hard rock group, MC5 in the 1960s and 1970s. Their single Kick Out the Jams peaked at #82 on the US charts.

Before Fame

He started out playing in MC5 and was quickly nicknamed "Machine Gun" due to his rapid-fire drumming style.

Trivia

Following the break-up of MC5, he played with several bands including The New Order and The Motor City Bad Boys.

Family Life

He grew up with family in Detroit.

Associated With

Greg Upchurch, of 3 Doors Down, is also a rock drummer.